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Bug #7936

Remove on and rpc.rexd

Added by Peter Tribble about 3 years ago. Updated about 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2017-03-04
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage
Gerrit CR:

Description

The on command was an old and baroque way to get a shell on a remote machine.

rpc.rexd was the daemon to support on (and may have been used by other utilities)

I haven't seen this used in decades.

This stuff is buggy, insecure, and belongs in a museum not a modern operating system.

History

#1

Updated by Electric Monk about 3 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Status changed from New to Closed

git commit e961d62d99e2bf66af8058ee2c33ea689e7eafa0

commit  e961d62d99e2bf66af8058ee2c33ea689e7eafa0
Author: Peter Tribble <peter.tribble@gmail.com>
Date:   2017-03-07T16:40:25.000Z

    7936 Remove on and rpc.rexd
    Reviewed by: Igor Kozhukhov <igor@dilos.org>
    Reviewed by: Dale Ghent <daleg@omniti.com>
    Approved by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@omniti.com>

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